Collections Up Close: Letters from Beyond the Fence

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/20/2016
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
 Using letters exchanged while incarcerated during WWII, Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center museum collections volunteer Weston Nakamura-Koyama traces his family's journey from the Portland Assembly Center to Minidoka. This program is presented in partnership with Oregon Nikkei Endowment, the Japanese Association of Central Oregon and Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project and commemorates the anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, which relocated American citizens to internment camps during WWII.

Library: Downtown Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541-312-1032
Presenter: Oregon Nikkei Endowment
Link: Japanese Internment